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Culture Secretary meets top musicians to discuss future of industry post-lockdown

A team of leading UK musicians have been invited to take part in a virtual meeting with Oliver Dowden, Secretary of State for Digital, Culture, Media and Sport, on the future of the music industry post-pandemic of coronavirus and the subsequent lockdown. Violinist Nicola Benedetti, trumpeter Alison Balsom, cellist Sheku Kanneh-Mason and conductor Simon Rattle […]

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Statement from the Secretary for Digital, Culture, Media and Sport on Coronavirus (COVID-19): June 17, 2020

Coronavirus press conference (June 17, 2020) Hello and welcome to today’s Downing Street press briefing. I would like to start with the daily update of the latest data on the coronavirus. The first slide shows test-confirmed cases: 7,121,976 coronavirus tests have now been performed or released in the UK. This includes 140,359 tests performed or […]